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|Houston Astros vs. Chicago Cubs|
The Houston Astros and the Chicago Cubs will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Wrigley Field.
The Astros will give the ball to starter Dallas Keuchel in this one. Lefthander Keuchel is 4-2 this season with a 3.99 ERA.
The Cubs will counter Keuchel with Matt Garza. Righthander Garza has a 4.98 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.In their last action, Houston was a 7-4 winner at home against the Brewers. Bettors on Houston at +120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. In their last action, Chicago was a 6-1 loser on the road against the Cardinals. Bettors on St. Louis at -171 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Current streak:
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Houston: 28-46 SU
Chicago: 29-42 SU
Houston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Chi Cubs home to Houston, Saturday, June 22